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Video Trip Notes: Jason Carter in Myanmar

The people of Myanmar took a major step in moving their country toward democratic rule, turning out in large numbers to cast their ballots in November 2015 elections.

On election day, The Carter Center deployed more than 50 impartial observers who visited polling stations in every state and region of the country to report on the quality of the elections, which were held in an orderly and peaceful manner.

Jason Carter, chairman of the Carter Center’s Board of Trustees, co-led the election delegation to Myanmar. He reflects on the country’s transformation in this video diary from Yangon.

Related Resources

Press Release | Carter Center Congratulates Myanmar People on Election, Urges Key Democratic Reforms

Video | Jimmy Carter: Reflections on 100 Elections

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Posted in Countries, Democracy, Elections, Myanmar, Peace

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  • 1

    Diana Brown on January 19, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    The video of Myanmar elections is not available due to website configuration problems.
    Thank you

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    N.P. on January 21, 2016 at 9:43 am

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    eusebio manuel vestias pecurto on January 19, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    Thank you Mr Jason Carter

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